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This Month’s Focus: Packaging

From serialization to aggregation: A holistic approach

This article discusses the challenges pharmaceutical companies face in complying with drug anti-counterfeiting regulations around the world and describes a holistic approach to tackling those challenges.

Serialization ready?

Serialization remains a major topic in pharmaceutical packaging. In this article, we discuss the industry’s readiness for the new and upcoming serialization regulations in the US and Europe.

Back Page: Slat fillers versus electronic counters for solid oral dosage bottle filling

This article describes the two major counting technologies used in pharmaceutical packaging and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each.

General Features

Using vacuum transfer equipment to improve pharmaceutical processing

The FDA has eased the way for pharmaceutical manufacturers to automate processing lines with safe, fast, and adaptable vacuum transfer equipment. This article discusses ways that vacuum systems can improve pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.

How to get better grinding performance with pneumatic conveying

A well-designed vacuum pneumatic conveying system is essential to achieving top performance in many bulk solids grinding operations. This article explains how you can select a vacuum pneumatic conveying system to assist the operation of a hammer mill or fluidized-bed opposed-jet mill.

Eye on excipients: Lactose-free reformulation of cetirizine tablets

In this edition of Eye on Excipients, researchers present the results of a study that examined how dextrates can replace lactose in cetirizine tablets for the benefit of lactose-intolerant patients.

July Content

Directly compressible ODT platforms

Setting USP-NF compendial specifications for excipients

Proactive tooling maintenance to maximize return on investment

Issue Focuses

January: Capsule Filling

March: Outsourcing

April: Coating

May: Packaging

June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook

July: Excipients & Formulation

September: Tabletting

October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance

November: Annual Buyer’s Guide

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Special Sections
Capsule Filling
Granulation & Drying
Outsourcing: Formulation, Manufacturing, Packaging, Research & Lab Services
1. Counters/Bottle Fillers
2. Dedusters
1. Test & Inspection Equipment
2. Multi-layer Tabletting
1. Particle Size: Reduction,     Separation, & Analysis
2. Powder Transfer &     Containment
Solid Dosage Sourcebook
Excipients & Formulation
1. Tooling
2. Mixers & Blenders
Liquid Capsule Filling
Quality, Validation, & Regulatory Compliance
1. Blister Packaging
2. Tablet & Capsule      Identification
Annual Buyer’s Guide
*Issue includes “Spotlight on Nutraceuticals” insert.

Buyers Guide
Tables and Capsules Source Book